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of those include immigration and energy. it is moderated by valerie jarrett. [applause] >> good morning, everyone. secretary lew, secretary pritzker, thank you so much for your very excellent remarks. and i want to thank both of them for their leadership. they have been outstanding, particularly for the subject matter that we have before us these next two days. i know that their insights, particularly as it applies to the business community, are very valuable to all of us that are joining us today. we're off to a great start to what promises to be a great conference with a packed agenda. thanks to all of you who have come great distances to be with us today. i am very pleased to announce our first panel, which is entitled why select the usa?: perspectives on investing and operating in the united states. this is going to be a very informative and valuable discussion and it is also my pleasure to introduce the moderator of this panel, an important member of president obama's white house team, valerie jarrett is a senior advisor to the president and a long-time confidant of the president.
think, is comprehensive immigration reform, which would increase the need for skilled labor that many people say is critical to their location decisions. so this is a very top priority of the president come as is making sure our training programs are more demand than, that we are working, you and community colleges, so if you want to locate here, there's someone who says if you are a little unsure whether there is a particular skill need that may not be met in a particular location, that we will work with you to make sure there is a time -- a training program that works for you. that is one area. the second area which the president has put out is to have a grand bargain on jobs where you would lower the corporate tax rate, have a lower corporate tax rate, and at the same time use some of the one-time funds to strengthen our infrastructure so that your supply chains can move more quickly. these are important components we have to do. the third one is that we have to give and we fight very hard on this a greater sense of stability. i guess you could say we want more manufacturing and le
are immigrants who immigrated from /skapbd knave ya in the 1920s and they immigrated to the chicago in a culture of prohibition. a culture of prohibition affected my family very profoundly. there were no jobs kinda like right now. the banks were out of control, we had a prohibition culture. it destroys communities. i had to, like, immediately -- well, it was a long process of realizing that i'm in this culture of prohibition and and i'm not letting it take me down. cannabis is getting better press than ever now and it's getting better press than prescription drugs lately because it's on the right side of history. the booze of prohibition was on the wrong sides of history and we need to leave that behind. i am against this legislation in all due respect. i respect the author of the legislation very much and i agree with him very often, but this time i don't. thank you very much for listening and for your time. bye bye. >> thank you. next speaker please. >> i'm zach with the cannabis club network. 90 percent of the city is [inaudible] and i don't think we need to impose more restrictions on the
decades. it was off the road enjoying the european union in two thousand and four that immigration reading shots up up to two thousand and seven when recession hit western europe instead potent some time back. that now the number of immigrants is rising again. at the cafe but she knew that if the states in the midst of teaching him that his ten children he said so and so many parents moved abroad to work to earn money ben has been lucky or not sound that saved me a chance to see me on the one hand it's good that people bring many here from abroad and tested here. which means there's some activity. yet when she says it's thanks to them that we have courts here the other hand it's just sad that in people and meeting with their whole families construction is one sector intended to state that has benefited from immigration has also shown me that this house was built was money earned abroad. i mean i've bought the land and we built the house or so. it's the truth. this was brutal divides his time equally between potent and fell to the quilt one of the film immigration is a very good it allows p
immigration reform done. immigration reform will reduce the deficit by nearly $850 billion over the first 20 years and it will grow the economy by $1.4 trillion over 20 years, which adds 5.4% to the gdp by 2033. it has broad bipartisan support from democrats and republicans, labor leaders, law enforcement, and faith leaders. the president is willing to work with the blonde both sides of the aisle to get things done. it is good for business. it is good for our economy as a whole am i and it is the right thing to do. we believe it is time for the house to follow the senate and take action. secondly, as you are already as early as this evening a-15,enate may vote on s which would place into law a comprehensive and lasting protections against employment discrimination based on sexual or gender identity. you may have seen the op-ed in the huffington post calling upon the president can sign it into law. we encourage lawmakers to act on this important legislation. because in america, who you are and who you love should never be a fireable offense. a qualified worker should not fear being fired from
weight lobbying campaign under way to push comprehensive immigration reform. it's week applied by the chamber of commerce is forward.u.s. among others. it's a group founded by facebook's m
are immigrated from different countries. so for that reason they're loyal to their home country thereby from different places. thought it would be nice if everybody would support the local industry. new trade deal with your complete the competition for one think it still is even tougher by removing strict parents on imports canada and the eu will soon get greater access street of those markets. the deal could bring down the cost of imported ones from countries like prawns in a falling wall that may be welcomed by consumers is of concern to ontario's one matrix. local wineries in the face stiff price competition from european producers it'll also be cheap but the only one making equipment from the eu most if not all of our cakes barrels will come for the most part from europe's of getting into the open terrace reduced to zero and i will be important to us the deal does bring with it the chance to sell more one more for you to your seats a saturated market. our export focused and city in places that are about wine growing regions themselves like the show. i swam was for the grail breaker for r
's no coincident that ellis island, through which 12 million immigrants were processed and in 16 years of active service is reopening on the same day as laid dilady liberty's birthday. what better way is there to celebrate her 127th an verse i but visitors to ellis island may have to wait a while for some of the or tacks stretching back to the time when they processed millions of immigrants hoping to make it in to the new world a little more drying out is needed before it's safe to return the 1 million documents once on permanent display here. the target date for getting them out of storage and back on the island is may the first of next year. john terret, al jazeera, ellis islands, new york. ♪ ♪ >>> i am michael eaves, first mitchell game five at busch stadium is scheduled for a little more than three hours from now. with the series between the boss tonight red sox and st. louis cardinals tied at one game a piece following last night's 4-2 win it was yet another bizarre ending with colton wong got picked off first daze to end the game. we'll have a live report from busch stadium later. in n
a settlement for alleged misuse of business vehicle visas they sete $30 million for the immigration violations the largest such fine ever seen. the penalty is for alleged practices of bringing long-term workers in the u.s. on short-term business visas. >>> staying in india. the central bank has raised interest rates for the second time in as many months, up 7.75%. inflation is likely to remain high in the near future. the price of basic goods such as onions have quadrupled in recent months. >>> gunmen have stolen $55 million from the libyan central bank. 10 men reportedly stopped a van carrying the money in the coastal city there. and as it was leaving for the airport. as it was leaving the airport, now, the cash has been flown in from the capital tripoli for the local bank bran. >>> the somali government says a senior member of the al-shabab rebel group have been killed in an apparent u.s. drone strike. it struck a car that was reportedly carrying i object hm whthem.around 120-kilometers fre support city there. >>> a pakistani schoolteacher and his children will be the first drone victim to
, and then congressman jeff denham talks about immigration reform and why he will join democrats in cosponsoring a plan that will give millions of unauthorized immigrants the chance to obtain citizenship. >> this is a tough time for in a say where everyone says what are you doing or why are you doing it. actuallyet together we say it is much more important that we defendy this nation and take the beatings than it is to give up this program that would result in this nation being attacked. we would rather be here in front of you today telling you why we thended these programs giving them up and having our nation and our allies being attacked and people killed. >> intelligence officials defend the nsa surveillance program at an intelligence hearing. sunday, your comments .or kitty kelly that is at noon on book tv. tv,on american history remembering john f. kennedy. accounts of kennedy possis assassination. kennedy's assassination. >> this was originally painted as my grandmother's official white house orchard. in the 1960s lady bird johnson went looking for portraits of first ladies to rehabbing in the wh
, infrastructure and education. second, congress should finish comprehensive immigration reform and send a bill to the president for his signature. the senate has already passed bipartisan legislation and it's awaiting passage in the house of representatives. this immigration legislation would strengthen our borders, chart a path to earned citizenship and increase economic growth by more than $1 trillion. it drives growth by attracting highly skilled scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs to our country. it will bring greater investment in the united states from beyond our shores, create new job opportunities, ignite new consumer demand and spark business activity. it would do all of this while increasing payroll tax revenue that would reduce our deficit and put social security and medicare in a more stable footing. another bipartisan bill that can strengthen our economy is the farm bill. bipartisan legislation that's passed the senate is designed to protect america's farmers, ranchers and provide a safety net for america's most vulnerable children. the farm bill conferees have an opportunity
of immigrants from india, homes to one day become a pediatrician. she's a pre-med major at queens college who lives at home. her tuition is $6,000 a year. which is all her family can afford. it provides large amounts of student aid so student don't have to pick up a job to pay their tuition. >> we're getting students who come from very modest means, first in the family to go to college, maybe first in this country. without us they wouldn't be able to transcend their particular situation and move up. >> reporter: college has everything to do with how families pick schools. >> from working class families. they're selecting the colleges based on affordability and geographical screens of their son or daughter commuting as opposed to living on campus. >> reporter: with tuition on the rise many families are looking at where they can get the most bang for the buck. the washington monthly has produced one of many lists that ranks many colleges just that, and queens college is number two. they looked at more than 1500 colleges. queens ranked best at getting low income students get marketable degrees a
the russian authorities rounded up hundreds of workers because of alleged violations and immigration and employment regulations. they are held in temporary cells where conditions are appalling. >> this footage was taken by a lawyer at a detention center, a flimsy metal shet. some men have been kept here for a week with nowhere to sleep and forced to buy their own food. the police denied they were holding anyone. >> deprived of legal counsel or translators. special courts deported the men, denying them a legal right to appeal. >> a construction site gives a man a job. they don't do it. they use migrant vulnerabilitiy to their advantage. they cheat on them >> this russian worker had trouble of getting paid. his unorthodox method of protest created such a scandal his employers paid the money they owed him. >> well, russia has faced criticism on how they dealt with football racism. recently manchester city player tore was the victim of racial abuse. toure has talked about the incident and talked about fifa's anti-racism task force, and says more work needs to be done. >> translation: th
to bring a rain students here to the united states, but let's be honest, this is more an immigration policy been primarily a people to people exchange. and so we have some reason, including we don't have reasons for our suspicions, we didn't act very slow. and so in particular because of the mutual suspicion between iran and the united states i should think any progress towards were approachment is likely to come at a labored pace. so i am -- i'm an optimist in life and help much can happen both from the nuclear impasse and on these people to people talks but folks, we're pushing a very heavy rock up a very steep hill. [applause] >> thank you, doctor clawson to our speaker will be doctor hooshang amirahmadi, rutgers university press and founder and president of the american iranian council. [applause] >> first, welcome and good afternoon. i want to first take this opportunity to thank all of you, and john, the people have done this. i'm very honored to say i'm very fortunate to have these young division behind its activities. and that we move forward, i'm hoping at one point they take the l
immigration. we have 3.1 people -- 3.1 million people come here every year. i think there is opportunity. i believe in hope and change. i believe in a better world. i don't speak for north dakota. the good people out here are probably the toughest men i have ever met in my life out here did -- out here. i see whole crews of women landscapers, men in the oil fields, there are mostly white and black eyes out here. the idea that you need illegal immigrants to work the business, or even the harvested -- i worked in the harvest and there were a lot of mexicans but a lot of white guys to. a lot of indians even. say, i the hard part to do not understand why democrats, women who have a child that is even if he has an education he's finished. i have been -- i am 49 and i have been through the ringer of reverse discrimination. i don't know how you vote against the interest of your race and people. we have to have a loyalty or your children are going to be finished. thank you for sharing your story. if you are just tuning in or joining us on c-span radio, which is heard nationwide, we have moved to xm
bipartisan support than you would think is comprehensive immigration reform which would increase the need for skilled labor that many people say is critical to their location decisions. so this is a very, very top priority of the president as is making sure our training programs are more demand driven, that we're working with you and community colleges so if you want to locate here, that there's someone who says if you're a little unsure whether there's a particular skill need that may not be met in a particular location, that we will work with you to make sure there is a training program, a partnership that works for you. that's one area. the second area which the president's put out is to have what he calls kind of a grand bargain on jobs where you would lower the corporate tax rate, have a lower corporate tax rate and at the same time use some of the one-time funds to strengthen our infrastructure so that your supply chains can move more quickly. so these are important components we have to do and, obviously, the third one is that we have to give -- and we fight very hard on -- a great
look. >> trish that, the daughter of immigrants from india hopes to become a doctor. she is a premed major who lives at home. her tuition is just under $6,000 a year, which is all her family can afford. the president of queens college says it provides large amounts of student aid, so students don't to have pick up a job to pay their tuition. >> we're getting students who are from very modest means, first in their family to go to college, maybe first in this country. without us, they wouldn't be able to transcend their particular situation and move up. >> financial planner bob trait said cost has everything to do with how families pick schools. >> from working class families, selectedding the colleges based on the affordability, based on the geographical convenience of their son or daughter commuting as opposed to living on campus. >> with tuition on the rise, many families are looking at where they can get the most bang for the buck, the washington monthly has produced one of many lists that ranks colleges on just that, and queens college is number two. their to do looked at more tha
. but let's be honest, this is war and immigration policy, or merely people to people exchange. so we don't have reasons for suspicion. and so in particular, because of the mutual suspicions between iran and the united states, i think any progress pers rapprochement is likely to come in a later case. i'm an optimist and i hope it can happen both of the nuclear impasse. the folks are pushing a very heavy rock up a hill. [applause] >> thank you, dr. clawson. our third speaker will be set up to, founder and president of the american iranian council. [applause] >> first, welcome and good afternoon. i want first to take this opportunity to thank you, mr. clawson and john and kayvon and the people who had done this. i'm very fortunate to have the behind these activities. i am hoping that one point they take the leadership of organizations back and i'm sure they will. [inaudible] >> you don't hear that? [inaudible] spin out okay, shout. i'm sorry. i was just saying that i'm honored to have these young people, rouhani, john and away the behind this work, these young people that hopefully in the n
, divorce proceeding, criminal proceedings, immigration proceedings, or any other kind of legal process? i don't know who wants to take that, maybe doj. brad? >> is a record that the companies keep for some period of time now, and they can be obtained as patty mentioned thread nsl or grand jury subpoena whatever. they don't enjoy fourth dynamic protection. but -- fourth amendment protection for as long as you require companies to keep them then that david has been kept by a company for a longer time. so if you create a five year period, and that's information that is available and can be subpoenaed, private lawyers can subpoena the data. i mean, the data is not, it's not private in that sense but to the extent people have concerns about the data being held with the help of a grid of time by the private sector to record. so that's at least conceivably concern for the. >> once the bid is destroyed by the company come of course it's not available, which is on the privacy side, a good thing because hackers can't get into it. and as you indicated in your question, it couldn't be used for other
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